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279 student flats planned for Roath’s Oxford Street

279 student flats planned for Roath’s Oxford Street
August 10, 2012 No Comments »

Plans to build almost 280 student flats on a plot of vacant land in Roath will go before Cardiff Council’s planning committee next week. LG Urban Developments is seeking full planning permission to redevelop land on Oxford Street to create ... Read More »

Cardiff’s Guy Christian Hair Salon makes it the final of British Hairdressing Business Awards

Cardiff’s Guy Christian Hair Salon makes it the final of British Hairdressing Business Awards
July 19, 2012 2 Comments »

Cardiff hair salon Guy Christian has made it through to the finals of the British Hairdressing Business Awards. The salon, on City Road, is one of six finalists in the website/innovation of the year category, recognising the use on their ... Read More »

Planning round-up: July 2012

Planning round-up: July 2012
July 12, 2012 No Comments »

View Planning round-up: July 2012 in a larger map It was a busy afternoon at Cardiff Council’s planning committee yesterday. Here are the decisions on all the applications that were considered. They are also mapped above. 96-102 Clifton Street. Adamsdown ... Read More »

The Royal George closes for refurbishment

The Royal George closes for refurbishment
July 11, 2012 No Comments »

The Royal George in Cardiff’s Mackintosh Place has closed for a £170,000 transformation. It will re-open to the public on Friday, July 20, with a live band to showcase the pub’s new look and a red-carpet welcome for all customers. ... Read More »

A Day in the Life… of PreFab

A Day in the Life… of PreFab
July 6, 2012 No Comments »

In the latest “A Day in the Life” feature from yourCardiff and the South Wales Echo, Kath Hilsden has photographed PreFab Clothing – a 1950’s themed charity shop and recycling project on Albany Road. Run by the Cardiff YMCA Housing ... Read More »

Labour accused of “false promises” in black bin bag collection row

Labour accused of “false promises” in black bin bag collection row
June 26, 2012 1 Comment »

Councillors in the capital’s Labour group have been accused of being elected on “false promises” in a policy row over black bag waste collections. Labour candidates in Plasnewydd narrowly claimed victory last month after campaigning for a return to weekly ... Read More »

ELECTION 2012: Cardiff’s local election candidates mapped

ELECTION 2012: Cardiff’s local election candidates mapped
April 7, 2012 No Comments »

On Thursday, Cardiff Council released details of all the candidates nominated to stand in next month’s local election. 359 candidates from 11 different parties have been selected to contest 75 seats across the capital on May 3. The Liberal Democrats ... Read More »

Cardiff Council set to close half of its office buildings in cost-saving bid

February 14, 2012 2 Comments »

Wales’ biggest council is set to close almost half of its 51 office buildings over the next three years as it attempts to clear a multi-million-pound maintenance backlog. Cardiff Council has revealed it plans to sell or move out of ... Read More »

Fund launched to help Roath girl Immy find her feet

February 7, 2012 No Comments »

Little Imogen Hurrell was diagnosed with cerebral palsy when she was eight-months-old and uses a wheelchair for independence. But her parents hope to take Imogen to the United States to undergo pioneering treatment which could help her walk with sticks. ... Read More »

Help us map Cardiff’s potholes

Help us map Cardiff’s potholes
February 2, 2012 3 Comments »

Cardiff Council has announced plans for a £1.4m blitz on pothole-ridden roads in the capital. With the council pledging to spend the money over the next three financial years trying to sort out the damage caused by successive freezing winters, ... Read More »